Guidelines for the Carbon Footprinting of Dairy Products in the UK

Published 7 September 10

Guidelines for Carbon footprinting

This document provides guidance on the calculation of product carbon footprints for dairy products.
The product carbon footprint is the measurement of all the greenhouse gasses emitted during the life cycle of the product.

This document defines the method for calculating the greenhouse gas emissions for each phase in the life cycle of the dairy product.
Products covered in scope of this document are:

• Milk
• Cream
• Milk Products
• Cheese
• Butter
• Yogurt